Author Archives: JIGGER J. JERUSALEM

5 months ago

NPA in Northern Mindanao remain ‘stronger’ after 50 years

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NPA in Northern Mindanao remain ‘stronger’ after 50 years

Despite the claim of the military that its forces have weakened in the past few years, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), through its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA), has maintained that it has not lost its strength five decades after it was established as the insurgent group has been launching more than a hundred of offensives against the state forces in parts of Northern Mindanao just this year alone.

5 months ago

Military may punish captured troops in raid

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Military may punish captured troops in raid

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) has started its investigation into the attack of a military detachment carried out by suspected Communist rebels who then held hostage two soldiers and 12 militiamen in a village in Agusan del Sur early Wednesday morning from the said detachment, a 4ID official said Thursday.